2014 Club Nintendo elite rewards are all digital

The past year has been so great for Nintendo games, I’d honestly be shocked if there weren’t a ton of Club Nintendo members who at least hit gold status. I hit platinum without even meaning to. We’ve all been waiting patiently, wondering what sort of rewards Nintendo would offer. Sure, we never get stuff as cool more »

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Review: Taking it easy

Price: $49.99 System(s): Wii U (Also available on 3DS, PS3, Vita) Release Date: July 8, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bandai Namco (Ganbarion) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes and Use of Tobacco Bandai Namco’s renewed interest in selling anime games that don’t have Dragon Ball or Naruto in the title more »

2048 Infinite – The Circle of Fifths is better than Threes

Threes was a great iOS and Android game, and it is disappointing that people immediately copycatted its success with the various free-to-play 2048 games, but something good has come of it. That something good is 2048 Infinite – The Circle of Fifths. It’s the same Threes/2048 gameplay we’ve grown accustomed to, yes, but is a more »

2-for-1 PlayStation Store deals make this Tuesday better

You better hope you have money, because the PlayStation Store now has 2-for-1 bundles. From July 15-21, 2014, people have one week to get two games for the price of one. And not just any games. Good games! These are titles you’d 100% appreciate and want to own, all paired up. There are two PSP/Vita more »

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Review: Not much new for the Vita playthrough

Title: BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: June 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Aksys (Arc System Works) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Language, Mild Blood, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, and Violence Birds fly, fish swim, and Arc System Works ports and rereleases its 2D fighters as often as possible. It’s something one just has more »

Black The Fall Preview: Shadowy men on a shadowy planet

Black The Fall is a forthcoming black and white game where players wander a ruined landscape populated by sadistic machinery and zombies. In spite of being a 2D side scroller Black The Fall isn’t a platformer, but a kind of survival horror game with some light puzzle elements. The game doesn’t provide you with speed more »

Super Smash Bros. skewing towards Fire Emblem

Nintendo may need to look into changing the name of to Super Mario, Fire Emblem and Pokemon Brawl. More competitors have been announced for the fighter and they’re upping the people-with-swords quotient exponentially. You won’t just be getting strategic with Ike and Marth, but also with Lucina, Robin, and Chrom. Though, sadly, Chrom won’t be more »

Cosplay Pikachu is an official “thing”

Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire introduced a lot of little niceties to the series. Secret Bases were the best, but also enjoyable were the Pokemon Contests that would allow players to have Pokemon compete, without doing any fighting. Since the Secret Bases have already been confirmed for a comeback with and , it only makes sense more »


GameStop handling Diancie distribution

We’re finally getting information on the next, legendary Pokemon distribution event and no, it isn’t happening right now. (Only the Fancy Pattern Vivillon has headed our way. The next freebie to grace our systems will be Diancie sometime this fall. Unfortunately, there’s a bit of a damper on the Diancie distribution. It’s only happening through more »


Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn Review: A Bowl of Rice

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn Price: $39.99 System(s): PS3 (Also available for Vita) Release Date: July 1, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Koei Tecmo (Omega Force) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Violence, Mild Language, Sexual Themes Playing a Dynasty Warriors game reminds me a bit of eating a bowl of rice. Dynasty Warriors is basic video games. You more »

Hand of Fate Preview: A RPG and cards combo

I love card games. From the simplest ones, like Go Fish, to Sequence, to collector cards like Yu-Gi-Oh!, I have always enjoyed them. They’re great to play with other people, or if you’re a loner you can always play good, ol’ reliable Solitaire. Well, Defiant Development’s new game, Hand of Fate, takes a love of more »

PSN Flash Sale: Tons of great games for a buck each

Holy cow, Sony is at it again. Starting right now and lasting until Monday, July 14, 2014 at around noon Pacific, you can buy about 30 awesome games for 99 cents a pop through a PSN flash sale. That’s crazy. The games on sale range from a bunch of PSOne Classics so some larger indie releases, more »